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in situ

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsaɪtuː; ɪnˈsɪtjuː/

Translation of in situ in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [formal] in situ [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The archaeologists were able to date the vase because it was found in situ.
    • Her mission is preserving populations of native rock grape plants in situ, on site in their native habitat, as part of an ecological preserve.
    Example sentences
    • These facilities are now in situ with a planned operational date in October.

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Cultural fact of the day

The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.